March 29, 2005

Davissons Ltd Auction 22: My copy of the catalog for Auction 22 which closes Thursday 28 April 2005 arrived yesterday. Lots 298-320 are "British tokens as listed by Dalton & Hamer". Of particular note is a set of Uncharitable Monopolizer issues included as lots 301-303 which comprises a Middlesex 239 copper penny, a white medal penny and the original descriptive wrapper. The auction also includes Seventeenth Century British tokens in lots 407-419 and Nineteenth Century Copper tokens in lots 321-332 as well as a wide range of many other attractive coins and medals which make up the total of 355 lots. Davissons can be contacted at or (320) 685-3835 .

March 15, 2005

Jerry Bobbe List: After a lengthy absence from the token world Jerry Bobbe has issued a short list of tokens in a letter that also invites collectors and enthusiasts to attend his mini-seminar on conders 4-5 July during the upcoming American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar 2005 in Colorado Springs, as well as to visit Cheapside Tokens, the site he operates with Larry Gaye, where Jerry will be doing most of his future token sales.